Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Plakias village

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Hotels, Villas and Apartments in Plakias village in Crete Greece

Plakias is a charming coastal village located 40 km south of Rethymno, known for its stunning 1300 m long sandy beach. The bay of Plakias, nestled between the capes of Stavros and Kako Mouri, is a popular destination for swimming and water sports. The village has a population of 136 permanent residents and has evolved into a thriving tourist hub, offering visitors a wide range of amenities and attractions. Plakias is part of the Finikas municipality and is considered a must-visit destination due to its natural beauty.

Apart from its beautiful beach, Plakias also boasts a picturesque harbour where visitors can enjoy fresh seafood and take in the stunning views of the Aegean Sea. The village is surrounded by rugged mountains and verdant valleys, making it an ideal destination for hiking and exploring the great outdoors. For those interested in history and culture, Plakias is home to several ancient ruins and archaeological sites, including the Minoan palace of Phaistos, which is just a short drive away.

Plakias is a destination that truly has something for everyone, with its natural beauty, rich history, and modern amenities. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an adventurous outdoor experience, Plakias is the perfect destination.

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In the charming village of Plakias, nestled along Crete’s stunning southern coast, visitors will find a delightful array of accommodations to suit every taste and budget. From cozy, family-run guesthouses exuding Cretan hospitality to luxurious resorts with panoramic sea views, Plakias offers a perfect retreat for both relaxation and exploration. Whether you’re seeking a tranquil beachfront stay or a comfortable base for your adventures, the hotels here combine comfort with the unique charm of Crete. Each stay promises a warm welcome and an authentic experience of Greek island life. 

On our site, you can find the best 165 hotels and villas for perfect holidays in Plakias. See the full list below of the best hotels, villas, and apartments in Chania town ready to make your stay memorable.

Best Hotels in Plakias village

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  • from 126.48 euro
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Best Villas in Plakias village

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Best Apartments in Plakias village

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Best Holiday homes in Plakias village

Charalampos

  • 9.5 / 10
  • Πλακια

Set in Plakias, 300 metres from Plakias and 500 metres from Skinos Beach, Charalampos offers a garden and air conditioning. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The holiday home has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

The holiday home offers a picnic area. Barbecue facilities are at guests’ disposal.

Foteinari Beach is 2.3 km from Charalampos, while Souda Beach is 2.9 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 84 km from the accommodation.

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€158.4

/night

  • 270 m

IRIDA Guesthouse by the Pool

  • 9.3 / 10
  • Posidonos

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, IRIDA Guesthouse by the Pool is set in Plakias. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The holiday home comes with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

A continental breakfast is available every morning at the holiday home.

Guests at IRIDA Guesthouse by the Pool can enjoy hiking nearby, or make the most of the garden.

Skinos Beach is 1.3 km from the accommodation, while Plakias is 1.4 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International, 85 km from IRIDA Guesthouse by the Pool, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€200

/night

  • 980 m

Plakias Panorama Home

  • 8.7 / 10
  • Plakias

Set 1.4 km from Plakias, Plakias Panorama Home offers accommodation with a balcony, as well as an outdoor swimming pool and a garden. Free WiFi is featuredthroughout the property.

Each unit is fitted with air conditioning, private bathroom and a kitchen including a dishwasher, oven, fridge and a stovetop. Some units feature a terrace and/or a patio with sea or mountain views.

Damnoni Beach is 1.8 km from the holiday home, while Skinos Beach is 1.8 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 85 km from Plakias Panorama Home.

from

€96

/night

  • 1.2 km

Villa Evriali

  • 9 / 10
  • Riga Fereou Street

Villa Evriali is a detached holiday home with a balcony, set in Plakiás. The property features views of the sea and is 67 km from Bali.

The kitchen is fitted with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle. Towels and bed linen are provided in this holiday home. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower.

Réthymno Town is 35 km from Villa Evriali, while Georgioupolis is 56 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 98 km from Villa Evriali.

from

€268

/night

  • 1.3 km

Michaela Beach House , By ThinkVilla

  • 9.3 / 10
  • P.Mela - Daskalogianni Str.

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony, Michaela Beach House, By ThinkVilla is situated in Plakias. It has barbecue facilities, mountain views and free WiFithroughout the property.

The holiday home features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with sea views.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the holiday home, while cycling and hiking can be enjoyed nearby.

Plakias is 500 metres from Michaela Beach House, By ThinkVilla, while Skinos Beach is 1.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International, 85 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

from

€118

/night

  • 1.3 km

Villa Marcella

  • 8.6 / 10
  • Daskalogianni

Located in Plakias, 500 metres from Plakias and 1.7 km from Skinos Beach, Villa Marcella offers a terrace and air conditioning. This beachfront property offers access to a patio and free WiFi.

The holiday home with a balcony and sea views features 3 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 3 bathrooms with a bath. Towels and bed linen are featured in the holiday home.

The holiday home offers a barbecue. If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings.

Damnoni Beach is 2.1 km from Villa Marcella, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 32 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 85 km from the accommodation.

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€0

/night

  • 1.4 km

Experiences near Plakias village

Plakias village, nestled in Crete’s embracing landscapes, offers a blend of attractions for history enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. For those drawn to the historical and cultural tapestry of the area, the Monastery of Preveli is a must-visit. Dating back to the 16th century, this historic gem perches on a hill, offering panoramic views of the Libyan Sea. Visitors can delve into the rich past of the region by exploring the monastery’s chapel, museum, and library. Beyond its historical allure, Plakias is also a gateway to outdoor adventures. The village is a stone’s throw away from pristine beaches, perfect for relaxation and sunbathing, and it serves as a starting point for hikes to nearby majestic gorges. For a comprehensive guide to experiencing the best of this charming village, see below the list of things to do near Plakias village.

FAQ

Where is Plakias located?

Plakias is a seaside village located 40 km south from Rethymno, Crete.

How many permanent residents does Plakias have?

Plakias has 136 permanent residents.

What is the beach like in Plakias?

Plakias has a wonderful sandy beach that is 1300 m long and is ideal for swimming and sea sports.

What are the capes that surround Plakias?

The capes that surround Plakias are Stavros and Kako Mouri.

Is Plakias a popular tourist destination?

Yes, Plakias is a renowned tourist resort that provides all the facilities that a visitor could wish.

What municipality does Plakias belong to?

Plakias belongs to the municipality of Finikas.

What is the average temperature in Plakias?

The average temperature in Plakias ranges from 15°C (59°F) in winter to 30°C (86°F) in summer.

What is the nearest airport to Plakias?

The nearest airport to Plakias is Chania International Airport (CHQ), which is approximately 90 km (56 miles) away. Heraklion International Airport (HER) is also an option, located approximately 110 km (68 miles) away.

What are some attractions in Plakias?

Plakias is known for its beautiful beaches, including Damnoni Beach, Ammoudi Beach, and Souda Beach. Visitors can also explore the nearby Preveli Monastery, hike the Kourtaliotiko Gorge, or take a boat tour to the nearby island of Gavdos. The village also has a variety of restaurants, cafes, and shops to explore.

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